| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:24 PM
Executives of Caesars Entertainment, the leading bidder for a slots parlor in Baltimore, gave lawmakers explicit assurances Friday that their company will not abandon the city for Prince George's County if the General Assembly approves a casino there....
| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:02 PM
A measure that would pave the way for a casino in Prince George's County picked up support Friday from Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, even as some city lawmakers raised concerns that it would take money away from the gambling venue planned near...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:15 PM
The Maryland Jockey Club, the financially strapped operator of the state's major thoroughbred racetracks, substantially cut its losses last year thanks to state slots subsidies but still falls short of becoming financially stable.
Laurel Park and Pimlico...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 6:04 PM
A high-stakes bill to expand gambling in Maryland is still unsettled in Annapolis, but one thing is clear: Right now, the payout is going to lobbyists.
Various casino interests have hired the state capital's best-known lobbyists — including the...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:45 PM
In 1912, when Fenway Park opened as the home of the Boston Red Sox, fans went to a baseball game because they wanted to watch a baseball game.
One hundred years later, stadiums are much more complicated places, filled with fans hoping for a variety of...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 10:31 PM
The Maryland General Assembly's regular 90-day session ended in disarray Monday at midnight as legislators failed to approve an income tax measure to which their leaders had agreed.
The lack of action meant that a so-called "doomsday" budget —...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:23 PM
The Hollywood Casino in Perryville may see table games added to its venue, but probably not any time soon.
The Maryland General Assembly had a slew of unfinished business by its deadline Monday, including a bill that would put a casino inPrince George'...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Toward the end of their concert in Philadelphia this month, First Aid Kit addressed the crowd: "We want to try an experiment."
For the past hour, Klara and Johanna Soderberg, the two Swedish sisters who make up the band, had been performing the kind of...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 1:30 PM
Fifth District County Council member David Marks said this week that he believes plans for additional parking at the proposed Towson Circle III project will signal momentum for that long-awaited project — and start a series of economic boosts for...
| Jan 8, 2012
Melissa Schehlein, a Towson native, walked the streets and byways of the Baltimore County seat in search of what was while documenting with her camera what is.
The result of her search was the recently published book, "Towson: Then and Now," a 96-page...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 10:31 AM
Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold told the county's members of the House of Delegates Friday that anticipated slots revenue would likely stave off the need for public employee furloughs.
The county is expecting to receive about $15 million...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:37 AM
Baltimore County Council Chairwoman Vicki Almond is questioning why County Executive Kevin Kamenetz hasn't spoken out about a local referendum campaign linked to developers.
The petition drive, which seeks to put zoning decisions in Almond's and...